Our Mission

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Florida is dedicated to the mitigation of suffering and death due to cancer and blood disorders through laboratory and clinical research-based patient care and education.

#1 UF Health Cancer Center is the only Cancer Center of Excellence in North Central Florida.

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84,000 SF Our students and faculty enjoy more than 84,000 SF of space dedicated to cancer research.

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Message from our Interim Chief

Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD

Welcome to the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida. The Division is made up of 40 talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds and experience, all of whom share a common goal of providing excellence in patient care, medical education, and research. The Division is also home to 15 hematology and oncology fellows. Faculty within the Division of Hematology & Oncology specialize in the treatment of all types of cancers and hematologic (blood) disorders including solid tumor cancers, hematologic cancers, and non-cancerous hematologic disorders. Our faculty have expertise in all aspects of cancer care, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and bone marrow transplantation. We are an important part of the UF Health Cancer Center, and our faculty work closely with clinical, laboratory, population science, and other research colleagues. In addition to working to prevent, detect, and treat cancer and blood disorders, the Division of Hematology & Oncology is dedicated to the education and training of the next generation of physician leaders in the field of hematology/oncology. We welcome you to explore our website and learn more about our Division.

Dr. Markham

Division of HEM Onc News

2019 Exemplary Teachers Announced

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Congratulations! The College of Medicine and Division of Hematology & Oncology are pleased to recognize the following physicians as our 2019…

Welcome to our newest faculty member – Ke Ning…

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Ke Ning, MD
The Division of Hematology and Oncology is pleased to welcome Ke…

Ke Ning, MD

Welcome to our new team members

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We’d like to welcome Brian Ramnaraign, MD and Jonathan Chatzkel, MD to the UF Division of Hematology & Oncology as our newest clinical…


UF Health Cancer Center Research News

UF researchers find gene mutation involved in cancer progression

University of Florida researchers have found mutation hot spots in a unique class of proteins that could drive cancer progression. “There are recurrent mutations that are associated with cancer development,”…

‘Fine tuning’ certain cells may prevent gut inflammation, researchers find

Keeping the intestinal tract in balance requires a delicate dialogue between gut microbes and the body. When that gets disrupted, inflammation and intestinal damage can result. New findings by University…

University of Florida Health researchers find new details of immune system’s molecular “switch”

Each day, a battle rages inside the body. Our immune system fights off infections but, in patients with certain medical conditions, it can also become overactive and damage vital organs.…

Grant to help UF Health researchers boost HPV vaccinations among youngsters

A team of UF Health researchers has received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to evaluate simple interventions aimed at health care providers and parents that…